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Coheed and Cambria Bring It to Brooklyn

April 1st, 2010

Coheed and Cambria – Music Hall of Williamsburg – March 31, 2010

Coheed and Cambria - Music Hall of Williamsburg - March 31, 2010
Last night, Coheed and Cambria played a sold-out show at Music Hall of Williamsburg as part of an eight-date club tour leading up to the release of their fifth studio album, Year of the Black Rainbow (out April 13th). The band quickly got the crowd pumped by playing “A Favor House Atlantic” and “Three Evils (Embodied in Love and Shadow)”—off 2003’s In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3—back-to-back early on in the just-over-an-hour-long set.

Despite the fact that the band’s discs are concept albums that tell the science-fiction story of The Armory Wars (with the newest disc serving as the prologue to the existing four-album storyline), Coheed and Cambria mostly played songs from its earlier releases. Standout older tracks included the epic and soaring “In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3” (which they played longer than the eight-minute recorded version), “No World for Tomorrow” and the slow number “The Light & the Glass,” which had fans holding lighters in the air. Of the new material, “Here We Are Juggernaut” and “Far” impressed. Then the band closed the show with the heavy and dramatic “2113.” —Kirsten Housel

Photos courtesy of Kirsten Housel